Iran News

Lufthansa links Teheran to Munich as Iran relations thaw

Lufthansa links Teheran to Munich as Iran relations thaw

4th Jul 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Lufthansa is flying non-stop once again from Munich to Teheran. Starting today, the connection under flight number LH 602 will begin three times a week at 22:10, arriving at the Iranian capital at 05:20. The Airbus A330-300 offers Lufthansa passengers the latest cabin facilities including Premium Economy with 21 seats.

Oman Air launches new route to Mashhad, Iran

Oman Air launches new route to Mashhad, Iran

31st May 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Oman Air is to launch a brand-new service between Muscat and the Iranian city of Mashhad from tomorrow. This is Oman Air’s second destination in Iran, following the launch of flights to Tehran in 2012. The carrier will operate daily flights aboard Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

Meliá Hotels to open first international luxury hotel in Iran

Meliá Hotels to open first international luxury hotel in Iran

3rd Mar 2016 Hotel News

Meliá Hotels International has announced its entry into the Iranian market with the first five-star branded hotel, which will be managed by an international hotel company, Gran Meliá Ghoo Hotel. The property will be located in the largest mixed residential, commercial and hotel complex to be developed in Iran, which is currently being built in Salman Shahr, a popular holiday destination on the Caspian Sea.

British Airways to return to Tehran this summer

British Airways to return to Tehran this summer

3rd Feb 2016 Airline News Tourism News

British Airways customers will be able to take off to Tehran this summer when the airline resumes direct flights to the Iranian capital on July 14th. The route will launch as a six-per-week service before moving to daily flights from winter 2016, giving customers even more choice and flexibility between London and the Middle East.

Iran returns to commercial aviation with Airbus deal

Iran returns to commercial aviation with Airbus deal

Iran officials have signed two agreements with Airbus covering new aircraft orders and a comprehensive civil aviation co-operation package. The agreements were signed at the Élysée Palace, Paris, during Iranian president Hassan Rouhani’s official visit to France with French president François Hollande. Iran Air has signed an agreement with Airbus for the acquisition of the full range of new Airbus airliners.

AccorHotels takes first global brands into Iran

AccorHotels takes first global brands into Iran

22nd Sep 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

AccorHotels has announced it has signed a management agreement with Aria Ziggurat for its two inaugural properties in Tehran. The new hotels – Novotel IKIA and ibis IKIA – are connected to the main terminal of Imam Khomeini International Airport and scheduled to open in October 2015.

Emirates launches new flights to Mashhad, Iran

Emirates launches new flights to Mashhad, Iran

7th Sep 2015 Airline News Tourism News

Emirates has extended its reach into Iran by linking Dubai with Mashhad, adding a second passenger gateway into the country after Tehran. Emirates’ five weekly flights, operated by a combination of a three class and two class configured A330-200, will help further stimulate the vital trade ties between the UAE and Iran.

Emirates launches service to Mashad, Iran

Emirates launches service to Mashad, Iran

25th Jul 2015 Airline News Tourism News

Emirates will launch a new service to Mashhad, Iran from September 1st 2015, marking its second gateway into the country. The UAE-carrier will operate to Mashhad with five weekly services utilising an Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Emirates’ sheikh Majid Al Mualla said: “Mashhad’s addition to our global network will enable us to provide flexibility and choice for customers creating new inbound and outbound markets for tourism.”